The Yale Law Journal

Eric S. Fish


Resisting Mass Immigrant Prosecutions

Eric S. Fish

Over the last two decades, U.S. courts have convicted hundreds of thousands of Latin American defendants for misdemeanor immigration crimes. This Article documents, analyzes, and draws lessons from immigrants’ defiance. In particular, the battles in California and Texas reveal several effective lega…


The Twenty-Sixth Amendment Enforcement Power

Eric S. Fish

121 Yale L.J. 1168 (2012).

This Note argues that the Twenty-Sixth Amendment did more than just lower the voting age. It also gave Congress the power to override state policies that disproportionately burden the voting rights of particular age groups, such as strict voter ID laws and onerous absentee …